PARTICIPLES AND VERBALS: Participles passive, -ed for -ableThe Passive Participle is often used to signify, not that which was and is, but that which was, and therefore can be hereafter. In other words, -ed is used for -able.
i.e. "invaluable." “All unavoided is the doom of destiny.” Ib. iv. 4. 217. i.e. "inevitable." So
“Inestimable stones, unvalued jewels.
“We see the very wreck that we must suffer,
And unavoided is the danger now.
“With all imagined (imaginable) speed.
So, probably, Theobald is right in reading
“The murmuring surge
That on the unnumber'd idle pebbles chafes.
though the Globe retains "number'd." "Unprized" in
“The twinn'd stone upon th' unnumber'd beach,
may mean "unprized by others, but precious to me."
“This unprized precious maid,
i.e. "to be hoped for." It has been conjectured that "delighted" means "capable of being delighted" in
“There's no hoped for mercy with the brothers.
More probably, "delighted" here means the spirit "that once took its delight in this world;" but "kneaded" seems used for "kneadable."
“This sensible warm motion to become
A kneaded clod, and the delighted spirit
To bathe in fiery floods.